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Lookout Mountain Incline Railway Overpass #1

Photos 

Photo taken by Ben Tate

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BH Photo #462581

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Description 

This is the first of two bridges, moving up the mountain, that carries the Lookout Mountain Incline Railway over Old Mountain Road.

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge carrying Lookout Mountain Incline Railway over Old Mountain Road (NFA A848)
Location
Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee
Status
Open
History
Built 1930
Railroads
- Funicular
- Lookout Mountain Incline Railway
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 14.1 ft.
Total length: 18.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.00907, -85.33077   (decimal degrees)
35°00'33" N, 85°19'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/652310/3875322 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chattanooga
Average daily traffic (as of 1998)
40
Inventory numbers
TN 330A8480003 (Tennessee bridge number)
BH 55399 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 1998)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • December 17, 2019: New photos from Ben Tate
  • January 31, 2013: Added by Andy Peters

Sources 

  • Andy Peters - anpete1971 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Ben Tate - benji5221 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Incline Railway Bridge #1
Posted January 31, 2013, by Anonymous the Spartan

NICE FIND

Incline Railway Bridge #1
Posted January 31, 2013, by Anonymous the Athenian

I would visit if I could. To see this fine bridge of wood. Built on an incline so divine, its beauty to always shine.

NICE FIND.